Teaching Experience

Dr. McCain has over 10 years experience in academic and 24 years in independent teaching. A former pupil of renowned teachers such as Anton Nel, Carol Leone, Robert Shannon and Kathryn Brown she brings this knowledge of piano legends into every lesson. She obtained performance degrees at Southern Methodist University, Cleveland Institute of Music and University of Texas at Austin. She is a sought after adjudicator in international piano competitions and presents masterclasses nationally and internationally.


Teaching Positions

University of Memphis, Tennessee

Texas Lutheran University, Texas 

Baldwin Wallace College Conservatory of Music, Ohio

University of the Incarnate Word, Texas

Huston-Tillotson University, Texas

Austin Chamber Music Center Academy and Summer Chamber Music Workshop, Texas

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Hong Kong Baptist University

Chinese University of Hong Kong

Mahidol University, Thailand

University of Texas at Austin

University of Southern Carolina

University of Missouri

Samford University

University of Nebraska Omaha

Oregon Music Teachers Association

San Antonio Music Teachers Association

Booker T. Washington High School of the Performing Arts

Houston High School of the Performing Arts 

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C0-Founder/Director Memphis International Piano Festival and Competition

Walled City International Piano Festival and Competition, Ireland

MTNA Collegiate and Young Artist Competitions: Texas

MTNA Collegiate and Young Artist Competition Alabama

MTNA Collegiate and Young Artist Competition Mississippi

MTNA Collegiate and Young Artist Competition Tennessee

MTNA Collegiate and Young Artist Competition Missouri

MTNA Collegiate and Young Artist Competition Arkansas

Tennessee Tech Young Artist Solo Competition 

Mid Texas Symphony Young Artist Competition

Texas Music Teachers Association June Leondar Chamber Music Competition

The Fletcher and Nell Morris Piano Festival and Competition, Alabama